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Dance the night away at the Annual Cambridge Dance Party

 

Who doesn't like block parties?

On Friday, June 29, join thousands of residents and visitors of Cambridge who will gather on Massachusetts Avenue (in front of Cambridge City Hall, 795 Mass. Ave. between Inman and Bigelow) for the City’s annual Dance Party. This portion of the street, at the heart of Central Square, will be closed to traffic from 7-11 p.m., but open for dancing!!

DanceParty NicolasGuevara.ashxIt was originally conceived in 1996 as part of the 150th anniversary celebration of Cambridge, the Dance Party returns each year attracting young and old to join in the festivities! The event is free and open to the public - aka make sure to mark it in your calendar.

So now is the time...grab your friends and your best pair of dancing shoes, cause this block will be poppin" (I feel like I heard that in a rap song?) This event is filled with tradition- and some interesting dance moves- so bring your cameras. Hey, you may find me remixing dance dance revolution.

 

 

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#499 (ähts) The 9th Annual Boston Arts Festival

 

dancedance(ähts) The 9th Annual Boston Arts Festival features the best of the Boston arts scene - both visual and performance. There are over 60 visual artists exhibiting and selling their original work and a performance program that will showcase over a dozen of Boston's best performing arts groups and performers, including Opera Boston, Makanda Project, the Orfeo Group, Sam Cornish and Miss Fairchild.

Where: Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
When: Sunday, Sep 11 12:00p to 6:00p
Price: Free

#377 SALSA Classes in Kendall Sq

 
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New Monthly Session Starts May 3rd!
The Masacote School, is conveniently located near both the Kendall Square (Red) & Lechmere (Green) MBTA Lines, and only a few blocks from the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall. Learn from one of the top Salsa companies in the industry right in your hometown!

Student & Couple Discounts: 20% off!
New Sessions Every Month
Register Online Today!
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Salsa Partnering Classes (6 Different Levels!!)
Ladies' Salsa Styling
Musicality & Fundamentals
Guaguanco Movement
Modern Jazz
Core & Stretch
And More...

Cost: $39-$109 ($12-$15 drop ins)
Student/Couple Discount: 20% off!
Visit website for class descriptions & prices.

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Location:
Cambridge Athletic Center
215 First St.
Cambridge, MA 02142
http://www.masacote.com/dance-school

#335 Flamenco and Tapas at BarLola

 
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Join BarLola for live flamenco guitar and dance every Sunday at 8pm at BarLola. To reserve a table call 617.266.1122.

No cover charge ($20 food/drink minimum per person). The show is in the BarLola dining area and is open to all ages.

Each week features different artists. This event is organized by FlamencoBoston.com.

Where: BarLola | 160 Commonwealth Ave
When: Every Sunday Night at 8pm
Price: $20

#325 Swing Dance Every Friday Night

 

swingdancethisCome and check out Boston's hottest swing dance. Conveniently located in Sullivan Square less than a 5 minute walk from the T, with free parking also available. This fall we have a killer line up of DJ's and live bands every Friday night. Beautiful 3,000 sq ft dance hall with exposed brick. A beginning lesson is included in the price of admission from 8-9 p.m. prior to social dancing from 9PM-12AM. No partner or prior experience is required. All ages and dance levels welcome.

Where: The Crosby Whistle Stop | 24 Roland St., Charlestown

When: Friday, Mar 18 8:00p to Saturday, Mar 19 12:30a
Price:
$10 General /$8 Student DJ Nights, $15 General/ $13 Student on Band Nights

#323 St. Patrick's Week at The Lansdowne

 

pubThe entire week of St. Patrick's Day, the Lansdowne Pub will be celebrating with great music, authentic food and a huge beer selection.

Tonight, Dublin Free Press will take the stage at 7 p.m.

On St. Patrick's Day, we open at 10 a.m. for a special all-day show. There's no cover, but be sure to get here early.

The entire week of St. Patrick's Day, the Lansdowne Pub will be celebrating with great music, authentic food and a huge beer selection.
On the nights March 14-16, Dublin Free Press will take the stage at 7 p.m.
On St. Patrick's Day, we open at 10 a.m. for a special all-day show. There's no cover, but be sure to get here early.
Noon: Dublin Free Press
3 PM Three Day Threshold
6 PM Bearfight (acoustic)
9 PM Big Party Orchestra

Where: The Lansdowne Pub | 9 Lansdowne
When: All week baby. ALL WEEK!

#318 Philadanco at ICA

 
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“ Philadanco’s dancers are a miracle of skill and energy. They work in a range of dioms most companies don’t even try to possess.”—Dance Magazine

 

Philadanco performs joyous and adventurous works with universal appeal that blend African-American dance with ballet, jazz and modern dance. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the company will present the Boston premiere of By Way of the Funk, a new work by the founder and artistic director of Urban Bush Women, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, set to the music of Funkadelic and Parliament, as well as other works.

Free preperformance talk 45 minutes prior to performance with dance critic Debra Cash.
Free postperformance Q&A with the company Friday, March 11.

Where: Institute of Contemporary Art / ICA | 100 Northern Avenue
When: Fri 3/11 - Sun 3/13 (7:30PM)
Price: $40

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